University of Maryland Extension

2017 Starting a Small Commercial Farm Intensive for Local Markets

2017 Starting a Small Commercial Farm Intensive for Local Markets
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017 - 9:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
United States

In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that are applicable to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The program series including a look at how livestock can enhance a small farming operation.

The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be key components for ensuring farm profitability. This program is a collaborative effort between UMD Extension, Baltimore County and Future Harvest CASA’s new Chesapeake Foodshed Field School and Beginner Farmer Training Program (BFTP). Additional partners include Civic Works’ Real Food Farm, and several agricultural professionals and successful farmers in the region, including graduates of the BFTP.

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To register by mail, please complete this registration form along with the program fee, with checks made out to “BCEAC” and send it to the Baltimore County Extension Office (1114 Shawan Road, Suite 2,Cockeysville, MD 21030)

List of workshops in the 10-part series
(held at the Baltimore County Ag Center, 1114 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030)

2016 Starting a Small Intensiive Commercial Farm for Local Markets

$60 per person for the 10 part series
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